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Int”l Meeting on Renewable Energy Concludes in Havana


After three working days in workshops and commissions, the Eighth International Conference on Renewable Energy, CIER 2015, closes its doors today at this capital”s Conference Center. Science as an essential component in the professional training process, and the activities the International Renewable Energy Agency is carrying out at a global level are issues that will focus debates today.

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El Salvador’s President to Meet Raul Castro


El Salvador’s President Salvador Sanchez Ceren will hold today in this capital officials talks with his Cuban peer Raul Castro. The Central American statesman expects today to tour the Havana-based Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. After arriving in the Caribbean island yesterday, Sanchez Ceren attended a show given by La Colmenita (the Beehive), a Cuban children’s theater company.

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FARC-EP Urges to Avert War in Colombia

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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People”s Army guerrila (FARC-EP) urged today to avert war in Colombia and make progress in the descalation of conflict, as they decried the bombing at the guerrila on May 21. It is urgent to comply with the mandate of the agenda for the talks for peace in Colombia regarding the solution of the issue of paramilitarism and its final dismantling.

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Salvadoran President arrives in Cuba

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Upon arriving in Cuba for his first official visit as President of El Salvador, yesterday May 26, Salvador Sánchez Cerén emphasized the solidarity and support shown his country by the Cuban people. He was received at Havana’s José Martí International Airport by Rogelio Sierra, Cuban deputy minister of Foreign Relations.

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Syrian Senior Leader to Bring to Cuba Solidarity Message


The deputy general secretary of the Syrian Arab Socialist Baath party, al-Hilal Hilal, assured that he will carry a message of fraternity and solidarity with the Cuban people, in its visit to Cuba on Monday.
The highest party leader will arrive in Havana accompanied by Abdel Nasser al-Chaifa, member of the Regional Command of the Baath party and president of the Syria-Cuba Friendship Association and Mohsen Bilal, former Minister of Information, to meet a busy working schedule.

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Salvadorian President to Pay Official Visit to Cuba

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Salvadorian Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez confirmed today that President Salvador Sanchez Ceren would pay an official visit to Cuba on May 26-27 to make progress in trade and cooperation relations. The foreign minister made the announcement this morning in an interview with the radio station Cadena YSKL. Sanchez Ceren will go accompanied b y around seven ministers, who are expected to be those of Health, Education, Agriculture, Economy, Foreign Affairs and the Presidential Technical Secretariat.

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Serbian President admires Cuba’s independence


Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić arrived in Havana yesterday, May 18, for a two-day official visit, and was received by Rogelio Sierra, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking to the press at José Martí International Airport, Nikolić reaffirmed the excellent relations between his country and Cuba. The first Serbian President to visit the island since the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, Nikolić commented that he admires Cuba’s independence and that the friendship between the two countries remains strong. Prior to his election as President in 2012, the Serbian leader served as head of the Parliamentary Friendship with Cuba Group.

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Venezuela Implements Measures to Confront Economic War


Venezuela has at the present more than 7,100 people´s councils for supply and production, created to confront the economic war staged by the Venezuelan right-wing, said Food minister Carlos Osorio. According to Osorio, the Government began the creation of those organizations less than a month ago seeking to confront and reduce speculation, hoarding and smuggling of basic products.

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Cuba”s Potential for Software World Stressed


The potential of Cuba”s human resources in the software industry is an outstanding issue in the international forum of business people and leaders in information technologies, Felti 2015, taking place today in this capital. “Cuba has a very large potential of human talent in information technology, told Prensa Latina Ernesto Kruger, executive president of an Ecuadorian innovation project company, recognized for more than 20 years of works developed in the United States, Hong Kong, and Central America.

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Scientific Forum Dedicated to Cuban Anthropologist Fernando Ortiz


To favor the analysis of essays and projects linked to the study of Cuban roots, the Forum on Fernando Ortiz will be held from July 21 to 24, informed organizers. The Group of Research and Development of the Culture Provincial Direction in Matanzas, summoned the tenth edition of the theoretical event named after the eminent anthropologist, lawyer, archaeologist, journalist and ethnologist.